Happy December! Read our monthly list of the news and honors of MCC Artist Fellows & Finalists.
David Bookbinder recently published a book, book, 52 Flower Mandalas: An Adult Coloring Book for Inspiration and Stress Relief, based on his Flower Mandala series, which he submitted to win his 2007 Artist Fellowship.
Sean Greene‘s work is on exhibit at the Herter Gallery at UMass Amherst thru 12/14, in a group show at Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington thru 12/19, and in the Hive small works show at the Mingo Gallery in Beverly thru 1/30.
Holly Lynton has photography shown by the Dina Mitrani Gallery as part of the Miami Project fair in December. Her work is also in Self-Proliferation, the annual exhibition of the Girls Club Foundation Collection in Fort Lauderadale FL, opening event 12/5, 9AM-1PM.
Rachel Mello was selected to become an Associate Member of the artist-run Kingston Gallery. Also, the Calendar and Postcard Book she created, comprised of pencil, ink, and watercolor sketches of Somerville and Cambridge, is now available.
Nathalie Miebach joins science reporter Ari Daniel for a dialogue, Subjective Data, at the Cambridge Innovation Center, 12/10, 6-7PM, 5th floor, Havana Room. The event will explore how data informs us; each will share how they unravel data in their respective projects.
Congratulations to Maryanne O’Hara, whose novel Cascade (Viking/Penguin) was The Boston Globe Book Club’s inaugural pick.
Mary O’Malley has work in two Holiday small works shows: 13 Forest Gallery in Arlington and Mingo Gallery in Beverly. She’ll also be featured in Uppercase Magazine‘s special edition, the Compendium of Craft and Creativity.
Monica Raymond wrote the lyrics for the song After Harvest, part of a winter-themed choral piece composed by Tim Takach called The Longest Nights. The Longest Nights has rolling premieres in 42 different states, and its Massachusetts premiere will be performed by the Oriana Consort on 12/4, 8PM (University Lutheran Church in Cambridge), 12/12, 8 PM (First Lutheran Church of Boston), 12/13, 5PM, United Parish in Brookline).
Joyce Van Dyke‘s play Daybreak had a staged reading in New York in November at Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, directed by Paul Meshejian. The play was just produced at the Tufts University Balch Arena Theater (10/29-11/7), directed by Barbara Wallace Grossman. In October, Joyce’s commissioned play Friends of Armenia premiered at Faneuil Hall as part of the annual endowed Najarian Lecture on Human Rights, directed by Judy Braha.
Image: Joshua Meyer, PARENTHESES (2015), oil on canvas, 40×36 in.